star magnolia trees for minn

Asked May 4, 2017, 3:47 PM EDT

do these trees like acid? can they tolerate hot afternoon sun?

Scott County Minnesota magnolia star magnolia

1 Response

Magnolias like full sun and slightly acidic to acidic soil with a pH of 5.5 to 6.5. Drainage is very important and they will die quickly in wet areas.

See https://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/trees-shrubs/magnolias-for-minnesota/ for more info on magnolias in Minnesota.